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Chama Gaucha Steakhouse

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3008 Finley Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1118 (Butterfield)
+1 630-324-6002
16:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent service and friendly staff. The salad bar has such great variety and good food. You could almost just eat from the salad bar (with soup). But the variety and quality of the meat served is even better than Texas de Brazil. My husband says this compares equally with Fogo de Chao for both salad bar and quality of meat.... More 

Thank trustinginHim07
Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

All the meat was excellent, perhaps the best chicken I have ever had. Highly recommend this place for a great evening out with friends. Great wine list, and the sald bar was very nice as well.

Thank DeanFlick1
Bolingbrook, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get your steakafill here. Great meat cuts and flavors. Service is excellent, awesome salad bar. Managers on floor at all times making sure customers are well taken care of.

Thank Sam3069
Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was great, it had a big variety of salads and i order a caipirinhia and it was delicious. The only bad thing is that I was there with my sister in law which goes very often and the waiters were focus on her and what she wanted, in the mean while i asked for things and had to... More 

Thank Lina T
Houston, Texas
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good place to on an empty stomach. Wonderful salad bar but remember what you came for...the meat!!

Thank Marie B
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In a field of Brazilian Steakhouses, Chama Gaucha holds a large lead amongst the rest. The atmosphere felt like a large, social cafeteria great for both small and large groups. The service was exceptional, the food measured the same alongside a great wine list that was very well priced considering most establishment's mark-ups are so high. This wine menu was... More 

Thank KRUdvare
Zurich, Switzerland
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Protein Protein start easy or you fill up fast skip sides and the huge saladbar.. Great service very attentive.. Love it

Thank Martin G
Elk Grove Village, Illinois, United States
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

First time and really enjoyed the attentive service great drinks and good food. Will definitely be back. Enjoyed more than the other chain Brazilian steakhouses.

Thank Lory M
Arica E, Guest Relations Manager at Chama Gaucha Steakhouse, responded to this review

Hi Lory, Thank you so much for your review, we are very happy to read that you enjoyed. Hope to see you again very soon! More 

Carol Stream, Illinois
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Took my friends from out of town for a night out and wasn't disappointed. The beef are perfectly cooked and the recommended Napa valley wine is excellent.

Thank paulete N
Arica E, Guest Relations Manager at Chama Gaucha Steakhouse, responded to this review

Hi Paulete, Thank you so much for your review. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Everything is super tasty, go as hungry as you possibly can! I always get sucked in by the gorgeous salad bar and then get too full for all of the delish roasted meats and sides. Pace yourself!

Thank Amy L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Steakhouse, Brazilian, South American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3008 Finley Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1118
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-324-6002
Chama Gaucha invites you to come and have a taste of southern Brazil... Featuring 12 different cuts of meat from lamb, chicken, pork and beef served to you table side upon your request. Also offering an exquisite salad bar with over 30 items, from fresh vegetables, to house made salads, and gourmet cheeses. Along with your meal are traditional Brazilian side dishes. Our famous Brazilian cheese bread, garlic mash pototoes, fried banana, fried polenta, white rice, and black beans. All served to your hearts content. Come visit us and have a taste of southern Brazil!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?